In a country where football is king, the qualification of Côte d'Ivoire for the quarter-finals of the Olympic tournament was experienced as a historic event.
The Elephants, now serious outsiders to bring home a medal, won their qualification after a solid match obtained against Germany (1-1) on Wednesday.
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A performance that more than enthusiastic the two commentators of the meeting of
, a thematic channel combining sport and music. While one of the two journalists debriefed the match very seriously with catchy music in the background, his friend suddenly began a frenzied belly dance, obviously not caring to be on the air. The commentator's show, perfectly mastered, lasted a good twenty seconds.
Côte d'Ivoire, which has not won a bronze medal so far in Tokyo (Ruth Gbagbi in taekwondo), will face Spain on Saturday. A hell of a challenge for the Ivorians against one of the favorites for the final victory. We dare not imagine how the commentator-dancer of the Ivorian channel will celebrate the qualification on the air if the semi-final wear were to open for the Elephants.